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Latvia Votes in Parliamentary Elections

A total of 953 polling stations in Latvia, and 98 stations in 41 other countries have opened on Saturday for the country's parliamentary elections.

World | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 12:26 | Viewed: 652

4.6-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Western Greece

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Greece, Friday night.

World | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 926

Islamic State Video Purportedly Shows British Hostage Beheaded

Islamic State militants released a video purporting to show the beheading of British hostage, aid worker Alan Henning, Friday.

World | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 850

Serbia To Sell Tanjug News Agency

Serbia offered for sale its national news agency Tanjug without setting a minimum price on Friday as part of a privatization drive aimed at cutting budget deficit.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 20:06 | Viewed: 808

Gazprom Doubts Legality of EU's Re-export of Russian Gas to Ukraine

Three EU member states are believed to have shipped 1.7 billion cubic meters (bcm) of Russian gas to Ukraine this year via reverse flow – a practice Gazprom doubts is legal.

World | October 3, 2014, Friday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1434

Romania's Presidential Vote Campaign Kicks Off

The campaign for the first round presidential elections due to be held on November 2 in Romania began Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1423

Simeon Djankov: EU Likely to Lessen Sanctions on Russia

The EU is likely to lessen sanctions imposed on Russia in response to the limiting of hostilities in Ukraine, former Bulgarian government official Simeon Djankov argued Thursday.

World » Russia | October 3, 2014, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 608

Red Cross Worker Killed in Ukraine's Donetsk

The Ukraine standoff claimed the life of a Red Cross aid worker for the first time after heavy shelling hear the organization's office in the city of Donetsk.

World » Ukraine | October 3, 2014, Friday // 08:54 | Viewed: 479

Turkey Overwhelmingly Approves Iraq-Syria Motion

MPs in Turkey have passed a bill allowing the country's army to carry out operations against Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) outside the country.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 551

EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement Enters Into Force

The Readmission Agreement between Turkey and the EU entered into force on October 1.

World » EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 996

New NATO Secretary General Seeks Constructive Relations with Russia

Jens Stoltenberg, former Prime Minister of Norway, began his appointment Wednesday as NATO's new Secretary General.

World | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 704

11 Killed, 40 Injured in Ukraine's Donetsk Shelling

At least 11 people were killed and 40 others were injured during artillery shelling of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, a local hospital spokesman told RIA Novosti, Wednesday.

World | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 718

Spain's Top Court Halts Catalan Independence Referendum

The Constitutional Court of Spain has stopped the referendum on independence the province of Catalonia is planning to hold November 9.

World » EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 570

Turkish MPs to Decide on Green Light to Syria, Iraq Intervention

Parliament in Turkey is expected to discuss and vote on an authorization to send troops against Islamic State (IS) fighters.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 709

Caspian Sea Countries Adopt Cooperation Agreement

The five countries with a Caspian Sea coastline signed Monday their first document on cooperation in the region.

World » International Business | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 715

EU-IMF Troika Returs to Greece for Final Audit

Experts of the so-called "Troika" of international lenders are set to visit Greece for what could turn into the country's early exit from the bailout program.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 635

Afghanistan's New President Sworn In

The swearing-in ceremony of Ashraf Ghani as Afghan President has marked the first democratic transfer of power in the country.

World | September 29, 2014, Monday // 21:07 | Viewed: 467

Ukraine-EU Association Agreement to Be Enforced in 2016

EU states' foreign ministers have given the green light to an arrangement between Russia and the EU under which integration with Ukraine will be postponed for a year.

World » Ukraine | September 29, 2014, Monday // 20:42 | Viewed: 593

Four Balkan States Agree to Reduce Roaming Fees to EU Level

Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia have agreed on a gradual decrease of roaming charges for mobile communications.

World » Southeast Europe | September 29, 2014, Monday // 18:36 | Viewed: 795

HRW Criticises Turkey for ‘Rollback of Human Rights’

Turkey has moved to clamp down on protesters, control the media and Internet and weaken the rule of law, Human Rights Watch has said.

World » Southeast Europe | September 29, 2014, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 718

Monster Truck Kills 3 At Netherlands Motor Show

A monster truck drove into a crowd of onlookers at an annual motor show in the east of the Netherlands killing three people, Sunday.

World | September 29, 2014, Monday // 10:44 | Viewed: 515